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Macmillan’s Cancer Comparison: 1970s to Now

Yesterday, Macmillan published a fascinating report on the changes in cancer care over the last 40 years, comparing diagnosis, treatment and survival in the 1970s to now. Live Better With’s Dr Zahra Neshat has read the 23 page article article and picked out the most important and interesting parts to give you a useful summary of the improvements in cancer care, and those still needed.

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So, there are many misconceptions around reducing swelling. If we view lymphoedema as water retention then it is understandable that some people believe it is better to drink less water, so there is less to send to a swollen area. Unfortunately this is not how our bodies work!

Likewise, I've heard some people ...